Category Archives: Structural Basement

While the inspector is in the basement they should check for the presence of a vapor barrier and check to make sure it is not damaged or loose in areas. Please review the entire procedure below. NACHI SOP International Standards of Practice for Performing a General Home Inspection   3.9. Attic, Insulation & Ventilation   […]

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While the inspector is in the basement inspecting the structure the first item that will need to be determined is the configuration of the basement. Please review the entire procedure below.   NACHI SOP International Standards of Practice for Performing a General Home Inspection   3.3. Basement, Foundation, Crawlspace & Structure   I. The inspector […]

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While the inspector is in the basement they should check for the presence of insulation on the walls. If the walls are are finished you would select “Not Inspected” due to not being able to see if there is insulation present. Please review the entire procedure below.   NACHI SOP International Standards of Practice for […]

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Please review the video below with InterNACHI Certified Master Inspector Dirck Parsons to learn the proper procedure for how to inspect the Structural Basement and Crawlspace during the course of the home inspection. 

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While the inspector is in the basement they should inspect for any visible electrical defects. Please review the entire procedure below. NACHI SOP International Standards of Practice for Performing a General Home Inspection   3.7. Electrical   I. The inspector shall inspect: N/A   II. The inspector shall describe: N/A   III. The inspector shall […]

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While the inspector is in the basement they should inspect for any signs of moisture intrusion. One way to do this is to use the moisture meter and place it on all of the walls. Please review the entire procedure below.   NACHI SOP International Standards of Practice for Performing a General Home Inspection   […]

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While the inspector is in the basement they should check to make sure the structural supports are installed properly and do not have any damage. Please review the entire procedure below. NACHI SOP International Standards of Practice for Performing a General Home Inspection   3.3. Basement, Foundation, Crawlspace & Structure   I. The inspector shall […]

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While the inspector is in the basement they should check the floor structure for any visible damage, including cracks. If the floor is covered the inspector should use the “Not Inspected” comment in the software. Please review the entire procedure.   NACHI SOP International Standards of Practice for Performing a General Home Inspection   3.3. […]

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While the inspector is in the basement they should inspect the first floor structure. Please review the entire procedure below. NACHI SOP International Standards of Practice for Performing a General Home Inspection   3.3. Basement, Foundation, Crawlspace & Structure   I. The inspector shall inspect: A. The foundation. B. The basement.   II. The inspector […]

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While the inspector is in the basement they should check the foundation walls for any cracking. If there is cracking present make sure to use your tape measure in the picture. Please review the entire procedure below.   NACHI SOP International Standards of Practice for Performing a General Home Inspection   3.3. Basement, Foundation, Crawlspace […]

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